Seymour will study a formation known as the Orocopia Schist in west-central Arizona.
Forest recovery may increasingly be compromised by lack of tree seed sources, warmer and drier post-fire climate and more frequent reburning.
A research group led by Dr. Stephanie Kampf with the National Resource Ecology Laboratory has been working for the last 4 years to map and define small headwater streams. Kampf, a professor in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability, said that flow data on these small streams in the foothills of Colorado often does not exist.
Human-wildlife impacts are among the earth’s most pressing conservation challenges, and an ecologist at Colorado State University is studying how to reduce those impacts.
Stakeholders in the debate on Colorado wolf recovery discussed what successful collaboration around wildlife issues should look like.
A team of Colorado State University researchers is partnering with the City of Fort Collins and the Audubon Rockies Habitat Hero program to encourage Front Range residents to replace lawns with native plants and encourage neighbors to do the same.